English languages may refer to: *
Anglic languages The Anglo-Frisian languages are the West Germanic languages which include Anglic ( English and Scots) and Frisian varieties. The Northumbrian Language Society also considers Northumbrian an Anglic language. The Anglo-Frisian languages are di ...
, a group of languages that includes Old English and the languages that descended from it, like Modern English or Scots *
English dialects Dialect The term dialect (from Latin , , from the Ancient Greek word , , "discourse", from , , "through" and , , "I speak") is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of Linguistics, linguistic phenomena: * One usage refers to ...

English dialects
and the
World Englishes World Englishes is a term for emerging localized or indigenized varieties of English, especially varieties that have developed in territories influenced by the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, comm ...
, varieties more closely associated with Modern English, spoken both in England and throughout the world

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English language English is a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family The Indo-European languages are a language family A language is a structured system of communication used by humans, including speech ( spoken language), g ...

English language
Languages of England England is a Countries of the United Kingdom, country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. En ...